Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Recipe

The 20-minute healthy air fryer buffalo chicken breasts are juicy and crisp; use store-bought or homemade buffalo sauce with three ingredients. Easy, high-protein midweek supper and prep!  

– 3 medium chicken breasts, skinless and bonele – ⅓ cup + 3 tbsp buffalo sauce*, e.g., Primal Kitchen, plus more for serving – ½ tsp salt – ½ tsp black pepper – Avocado or olive oil cooking spray Homemade Buffalo Sauce: – ½ cup Frank’s Red Hot Sauce – 1 Tbsp melted butter or ghee – ½ tsp paprika


Set your air fryer to 360°F and use avocado spray or olive oil to lightly coat the basket. After using a paper towel to pat dry, transfer the chicken breasts to a shallow basin. 

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Season chicken with salt and pepper, then cover with ⅓ cup buffalo sauce. Using kitchen tongs, turn the chicken breasts to coat them. Five to ten minutes for marinating.  

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When the air fryer is hot, place the chicken breasts in the basket, smooth side down, and spread them out evenly.  

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Flip with tongs after 10 minutes of air-frying and heat for 3–5 minutes. Sprinkle at least three teaspoons of buffalo sauce on chicken breasts after air-frying.  

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Take the chicken out of the air fryer and cook it for a further two to three minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.  

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Make sure to allow the chicken breasts to rest for five minutes before slicing them and serving them. Have a good time!  

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